Image:US Eastern Pennsylvania District Court.jpg|thumb|300px|The James A. Byrne Courthouse in Philadelphia
The '''United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania''' (in case citation
s, '''E.D. Pa.''') is one of the original 13 federal judiciary districts created by the Judiciary Act of 1789
. It originally sat in Independence Hall (United States)|Independence Hall
as the United States District Court for the District of Pennsylvania
, and is now located at the James A. Byrne Courthouse|James Byrne Courthouse
at 601 Market Street in Philadelphia.
The Court's jurisdiction includes Philadelphia
, as well as Berks County, Pennsylvania|Berks
, Bucks County, Pennsylvania|Bucks
, Chester County, Pennsylvania|Chester
, Delaware County, Pennsylvania|Delaware
, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania|Lancaster
, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania|Lehigh
, Montgomery County,...